Gain a broad understanding of the tool making trade while building valuable hands-on experience.
In this four-semester program, you'll receive both classroom and lab/workshop instruction at our state-of-the-art tool making facility. After the third semester, you may have the opportunity for on-the-job training, where you'll develop in-depth tool making skills and can potentially secure up to 2,000 hours of experience towards your apprenticeship.
Graduate with a diploma and apprenticeship exemption
When you graduate from this program, you'll receive an Ontario College Mechanical Technician diploma. You may also get credit for levels 1 and 2 of your apprenticeship in-school training requirements as part of this program. This would give you a great advantage as you work towards your apprenticeship.
21st-century tool making
During the classroom and lab/workshop components of the program, you'll work with 21st-century tool making technology and equipment while becoming skilled in:
- Precision Machining
- Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming
- Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
- Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD)
Sheridan's instructors are industry professionals, with many years of experience as both teachers and as practicing tool makers. Their knowledge and expertise will give you the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the classroom, labs/workshop and on the job.
One-year certificate option
You may choose to graduate after successfully completing the first two academic semesters. If you choose this option, you'll receive the Mechanical Techniques – Tool and Die Maker Ontario College Certificate.
Campus location change: STC moving to Davis Campus in fall 2017
Currently, Sheridan Mechanical Technician – Tool Making program courses are held at the Skills Training Centre in Oakville, Ontario. By the fall of 2017, the program will be moving to the Davis Campus in Brampton, Ontario.
Ontario College Diploma
- 2 yrs (4 semesters)
- Program code: PMTTM
Column one has the Start date, second the Locations and third the Availability Start date Locations Availability Sep 2017 Davis Campus (Brampton) Closed Jan 2018 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available